Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions are entered into by and between Lightning Strike Self Defense and You (hereinafter: “the Member”) over and above the registration form and waiver(s) signed upon attendance of your trial free class.


The membership is personal, and cannot be shared unless approved by Lightning Strike Self Defense and in writing.

Age Limit

The Member who’s registering to Lightning Strike Self Defense confirms that he/she is 18 years old or older. Members under the age of 18 years old will require a parent or legal guardian who can sign and approve their participation on to the classes.


The Member confirms that he/she does not suffer from health problems that would hinder exercise or prevent him/her from engaging in exercise, or that would be detrimental or adverse to the Member’s health, safety or physical condition if he/she did exercise. In case of any doubt, the Member shall seek advice by a medical doctor who should confirm the ability to exercise. Lightning Strike Self Defense shall have no obligation to perform a fitness assessment or similar testing to determine the Member’s physical condition and will not accept any legal implication from the Member. If an assessment is done at Lightning Strike Self Defense, it is for the sole purpose of compiling comparative data in order to track the Member’s progress in a program and not for diagnostic purposes. The Member has also concluded such facts of liability of health through our registration form and/or waiver.


The Member confirms that he/she holds the necessary insurance(s) to cover any accident or training incident. Lightning Strike Self Defense shall not be subject to any claim, demand, or injury whatsoever with regard to the assessment of the Member’s health condition or for any injury arising out of the Member’s disability, impairment or ailment or exercises done in class.


Each Member of Lightning Strike Self Defense shall be liable for any property damage and/or personal injury caused by the Member at the Lightning Strike Self Defense premises. It shall be the obligation of the Member to pay for any costs involved upon presentation of a statement thereof from our Website and/or Waiver.


Waiver of liability

Any and all use of the Lightning Strike Self Defense shall be at Member’s own risk at all times. Lightning Strike Self Defense shall not be liable for any injuries, physical impact or damages to the Member, or the property of the Member, or be subject to any claim arising out of the use of the premises and/or of the equipment made available to the Member(s).

Lost property or theft

Lightning Strike Self Defense does not take responsibility for loss or theft of any personal belongings. Lightning Strike Self Defense cannot guarantee any items left in premises will still be there.


The facility shall be used for training purposes only, and not for other activities. For example, sleeping and lingering are not allowed. Consumption of alcohol, tobacco or illegal substances is not allowed. Conducting business or paid services is not allowed.

Code of conduct

The Member shall respect the behavioral and operating principles and follow them on all occasions including and not limited to the policies of the facility they are in (i.e school, recreation centre etc.). This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Wearing appropriate and respectable clothes for training, such as indoor running shoes, t-shirt, training pants.
  • Bad language will not be tolerated in class.
  • Using a towel if needed at any workout and keeping surfaces clean after usage will be a group effort.
  • Always leaving the lockers empty and removing the personal padlock at locations that lockers would be provided.
  • Behaving in a friendly and respectful manner towards the other members and the staff at Lightning Strike Self Defense.
  • Lightning Strike Self Defense is an anti-bullying premise and will not tolerate any bullying at or from relationships formed from our sessions.

Suspension/termination of membership

If the Member behaves in a way that breaches the code of conduct, interferes or disturbs other members or staff, or that the management considers inappropriate, the membership can be suspended or terminated at management’s sole discretion. If the Member does not pay the membership fees after a reminder, the membership can be suspended or terminated at management’s sole discretion. The payment duty remains until the original contract period ends.



The Member is responsible for the payment of the membership in the various ways provided to the Member.

Agreed price only applies if the Member paid according to the agreed conditions and discussions with Lightning Strike Self Defense.  The written agreement price are listed and supplied to the Member.

Memberships are due on the 1st of the month or the 15th of the month depending on when you join. It’s the management of Lightning Strike Self Defense and the member can agree on the payment cycle within reason. Memberships are non-refundable. Members can continue to train at Lightning Strike Self Defense for the duration of their active membership.

Renewal and Cancellation

Members can renew their membership before or on their membership renewal due date (i.e. 1st or 15th of the month). Lightning Strike Self Defense will not charge a cancellation fee as the memberships cannot be refunded after a Member attends a class. Members have the right to not renew their membership when it is due and no cancellation fees will apply to the member.  If a Member pays for a membership renewal and wants a refund before he’s membership is renewed; it must be within 5 business days of the renewal date.